Thursday, March 29, 2012

Apple’s War on Android - Businessweek

Excerpts from an extensive overview; see this page for a reciprocal lawsuit infographic; also see Google to Oracle: If You Win This Patent Suit, We’ll Cut You in on Android (All Things D)

“One problem with nuclear attacks, even those of the metaphoric variety, is that the targets may retaliate with nukes of their own. That is precisely what has happened. For every Apple allegation, a rival has countered that Apple is not as uniquely innovative as Jobs liked to boast. To the contrary, Samsung, Motorola, and others insist that some of Apple’s most valuable patents—such as those protecting the minimalist design of the iPhone and iPad—were never valid in the first place.”



Apple’s War on Android - Businessweek

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